Lansing residents to portray The Adventures of Robin Hood

January 12 and 15–19, 2019, at South Suburban College by Melanie Jongsma SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. (December 11, 2018) – The Children’s Theatre Company’s production of The Adventures of Robin Hood, scheduled for performance in January at South Suburban College, includes Lansing residents on the stage and in the director’s chair. Lansing residents Sandy Wagner, Jonathon … Read more

Lansing Library to host property tax assessment appeal seminar for Thornton Township

Monday, December 17, 6:00pm information provided by the Cook County Board of Review LANSING, Ill. (December 10, 2018) – Cook County Board of Review Commissioner Dan Patlak will hold a property tax assessment appeal seminar at the Lansing Public Library (2750 Indiana Avenue) for taxpayers seeking to appeal their 2018 property tax assessments. Thornton Township … Read more

Visible Music College performs Christmas concert for Lansing community

by Carrie Steinweg LANSING, Ill. (December 10, 2018) – Visible Music College held their annual Christmas concert on December 7 at Living Word Church to a large crowd eager to hear holiday tunes. The crowd was treated to several classics as well as original material from students. The concert included enrollees from the college’s Memphis, … Read more

Lansing man has special connection to Former President George Bush

by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (December 10, 2018) – When Lansing resident Owen Decking Sr. heard about the death of Former President George H. W. Bush, he felt the loss somewhat personally. He had corresponded with the president, and the notes and letters he received in reply were more than typical form letters. Deckinga’s son, … Read more

LNN: telling the stories of Lansing—and beyond

Local talent now also available to surrounding communities by Josh Bootsma LANSING, Ill. (December 3, 2018) – In today’s world, video is an effective way to spread ideas and information among communities. But many villages and towns across the country do not have the desire, expertise, and opportunity to create compelling video content. In Lansing, … Read more

Citizen’s Police Academy returns in January 2019

Lt. Scott Bailey encourages last year’s graduates to spread the word by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (December 9, 2018) – “Good Morning CPA Class of 2018,” read the email from Lt. Scott Bailey of the Lansing Police Department. He was reaching out to the 25 Lansing residents who had graduated from the most recent Citizens … Read more

Lan-Oak Lanes’ Dale Genovese and friends attend Chicago premiere

Thursday night’s movie premiere provides opportunity for stars to mingle by Melanie Jongsma CHICAGO, Ill. (December 9, 2018) – “It was awesome,” said bowler Jim Grutzius about When Jeff Tried to Save the World, the new indie movie starring Lan-Oak Lanes. Grutzius and members of his bowling team, who are regulars at Lan-Oak Lanes, attended … Read more

Breakfast with Santa ‘Even better than last year,’ says Chamber Director Amy Todd

Ticket sales and Copper Mugger pancakes fund Family Giving Program by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (December 9, 2018) – Two large groups of pancake eaters showed up right away at 8:00am on Saturday, December 8, and business never slowed down after that. By the end of the annual Breakfast with Santa, more than 300 people … Read more

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